Twenty-Two Musketeers Receive Honors From Conference
MacDonald Named Coach of the Year, Thompson Men's Most Valuable
Thompson, Oswald, Stewart and Smith Bring Home Top Finishes
The Women Move Up To Fourth, Close Gap Between Third
Stewart, Kroeger and Johanns Each Won Four Events In The Meet.
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2013-14: Competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle, 50 and 100 breaststroke, 50, 100 and 200 butterfly, 200 individual medley and the 400 medley relay ... Earned two silver medals at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 fly (1:52.20) and 200 IM (1:50.60) ... Named All-BIG EAST for his accomplishments at the BIG EAST Championships ... Also notched top personal times in the 50 free (21.30) and 100 fly (49.57) while at the Championship ... His 200 fly at the BIG EAST Championships was a team-best on the season and fourth-best in program history.
Prior to Xavier: All-American during sophomore, junior, and senior year at Regis Jesuit High School ... Named to All-State team in junior and senior year ... Won championships in the 400 free relay in 2012 and 2013 and the 200 free relay in 2013 ... Swam in the 50 free, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, and 400 free relay during senior year.
Personal: Son of Kevin and Christine Biernat ... Three sisters, Kate, Julie and Jenny ... Julie is a cheerleader at Xavier ... Political science major.